The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth: Understanding Our World and Its Ecosystems

The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth: Understanding Our

An illustrated tour of the planet exploring ecosystems large and small, from reefs, deserts, and rainforests to a single drop of water—from the New York Times bestselling author of Women in Science.   Making earth science accessible and entertaining through art, maps, and infographics, The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth explains how our planet works—and how we can protect it—from its diverse ecosystems and their inhabitants, to the levels of ecology, the importance of biodiversity, the cycles of nature, and more. Science- and nature-loving readers of all ages will delight in this utterly charming guide to our amazing home.

  • ASIN: 0399580417

Foundations of Earth Science (8th Edition)

Foundations of Earth Science (8th

For all introductory Earth Science courses.   Digital Content and Experiences Bring Earth Science To Life Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background,  Foundations of Earth Science provides a student-friendly, highly visual, non-technical survey of our physical environment with balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. Foundations of Earth Science is the brief, paperback version of the best-selling Earth Science by Lutgens and Tarbuck, and designed for introductory courses in Earth science. The new 8th Edition facilitates active learning by incorporating learning objectives throughout each chapter to provide students with a structured learning path. The learning path is tied to chapter objectives, giving students opportunities to demonstrate their understanding at the end of each section.   The 8th Edition uses the BouncePages image recognition app (available at no charge on both iOS and Android stores) to connect students’ digital devices to the print textbook, enhancing their reading and learning experience. Lutgens/Tarbuck’s innovative SmartFigures feature has been expanded, adding new digital content via Project Condor, Mobile Field Trips by Michael Collier, Animated Figures, and additional tut...

  • ASIN: 0134184815

Everything You Need to Ace Science in One Big Fat Notebook: The Complete Middle School Study Guide (Big Fat Notebooks)

Everything You Need to Ace Science in One

It’s the revolutionary science study guide just for middle school students from the brains behind Brain Quest.     Everything You Need to Ace Science . . . takes readers from scientific investigation and the engineering design process to the Periodic Table; forces and motion; forms of energy; outer space and the solar system; to earth sciences, biology, body systems, ecology, and more. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOK™ series is built on a simple and irresistible conceit—borrowing the notes from the smartest kid in class. There are five books in all, and each is the only book you need for each main subject taught in middle school: Math, Science, American History, English Language Arts, and World History. Inside the reader will find every subject’s key concepts, easily digested and summarized: Critical ideas highlighted in neon colors. Definitions explained. Doodles that illuminate tricky concepts in marker. Mnemonics for memorable shortcuts. And quizzes to recap it all. The BIG FAT NOTEBOOKS meet Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and state history standards, and are vetted by National and State Teacher of the Year Award–winning teachers. They make learning fun, and are the perfect next step for every kid who grew up on Brain Quest.  

  • Brand: Workman Publishing Company
  • ASIN: 0761160957

It's a Good Thing There Are Earthworms (Rookie Read-About Science: It's a Good Thing...)

It's a Good Thing There Are Earthworms (Rookie

Discover that earthworms aren't just yucky, but are necessary to keeping soil healthy.People used to think earthworms were just garden pests. Others thought they were just plain yucky! Earthworms are also food for birds, frogs, and other animals. The well-organized chapters help readers (Ages 6-7) identify key details. The illustrations and text features such as captions and bold print help students navigate the text while the photographs add clarity and enable students to better understand the text.

  • ASIN: 0531228363

Indescribable: 100 Devotions for Kids About God and Science

Indescribable: 100 Devotions for Kids About God and

Discover the Wonders of the Universe with the CreatorIt’s impossible to out-imagine God. He orchestrates time, creates light, and speaks things into existence—from the largest stars to the smallest starfish. God is a powerful, purposeful, personal, unparalleled Creator.Psalm 19:1 says, “The heavens tell the glory of God. And the skies announce what his hands have made.”Indescribable displays the majesty of creation with scientific findings, photography, and original illustrations. These 100 devotions encourage awe at God’s creativity with an in-depth look at • Space, Galaxies, Planets, and Stars• Earth, Geology, Oceans, and Weather• Animals—from Hummingbirds to Dinosaurs• Our Minds, Bodies, and Imaginations Each devotion features a “Be Amazed” section with fascinating facts, hands-on activities, and a closing prayer. Based on Louie Giglio’s popular messages “Indescribable” and “How Great Is Our God,” Indescribable: 100 Devotions About God & Science will help kids discover the incredible creation of our indescribable God.

  • Brand: HarperCollins Christian Pub.
  • ASIN: 0718086104

The Science Book: Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works

The Science Book: Everything You Need to Know

The Science Book: Everything You Need to Know About the World and How It Works encapsulates centuries of scientific thought in one volume. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and the most up-to-date questions are all explained in detailed text that is complemented by visually arresting graphics.   Six major sections ranging from the universe and the planet Earth to biology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics are further broken down into subsections that encompass everything from microscopic life to nuclear power.   The Science Book covers a wide range of scientific areas, providing both a general overview of topics for the browsing reader, and more specific information for those who wish to obtain in-depth insight into a particular subject area. Natural phenomena, revolutionary inventions, scientific facts, and up-to-date questions are explained in detailed texts. The vivid illustrations, pictures, and graphics throughout the book make the information even more accessible and comprehensible.   Within the book, the theory of the universe and the character of the earth are detailed, along with an overview of the diverse living organisms that can be found on Earth. The technical developments and achievements of humankind are discussed and we pay partic...

  • Brand: National Geographic Society
  • ASIN: 1426208081
  • UPC: 884459388656

I Am Earth: An Earth Day Book for Kids

I Am Earth: An Earth Day Book for

I Am Earth introduces kids to the basic concepts of earth science while also encouraging the importance of taking care of our special planet through environmental awareness and sustainability. Keeping Earth a happy and healthy place to live is important for everyone big and small. In this Earth science book for beginners, kids learn what makes our planet so uniquely special and how people can work together to keep it a healthy home.I Am Earth is a great way to start children at an early age to care for the environment by understanding why the environment is so important and what they can do to help keep nature in balance, like recycle, reuse and conserve. For all living creatures that call planet Earth home, every day is Earth Day!Bright, vivid illustrations will capture kids' attention and keep learning fun. "Keep Earth a happy, healthy place to live!"

  • ASIN: 099829490X

Regents Exams and Answers: Earth Science (Barron's Regents NY)

Regents Exams and Answers: Earth Science (Barron's Regents

Barron’s Regents Exams and Answers: Earth Science provides essential review for students taking the Earth Science Regents, including actual exams administered for the course, thorough answer explanations, and comprehensive review of all topics. This edition features:Five actual, administered Regents exams so students can get familiar with the testComprehensive review questions grouped by topic, to help refresh skills learned in classThorough explanations for all answersScore analysis charts to help identify strengths and weaknessesStudy tips and test-taking strategiesLooking for additional practice and review? Check out Barron’s Earth Science Power Pack two-volume set, which includes Let’s Review Earth Science in addition to the Regents Exams and Answers: Earth Science book.

  • Brand: Barrons Educational Series
  • ASIN: 0812031652

Holt Science & Technology: Student Edition Earth Science 2007

Holt Science & Technology: Student Edition Earth Science

Earth Science, chapters include: Introduction, Earth's Resources, The Restless Earth, Reshaping the Land, Oceanography, Weather and Climate, and Astronomy

  • ASIN: 0030462274

What's So Special about Planet Earth? (Wells of Knowledge Science Series)

What's So Special about Planet Earth? (Wells of

Move to another planet? Sounds interesting! In our imaginary spaceship, let's check out the planets in our solar system. Mercury is closest, but it has no air, and it's either sizzling hot or bitterly cold. The atmosphere on Venus is poisonous; plus, human beings would cook there. Mars might work, but you'd always have to be in a protective shelter. And if you got to the outer planets, you couldn't even land as they are mostly made of gas! Our home planet is looking good. Why is Earth so comfortable for plants, animals, and people? As Robert E. Wells explains, it's because of our just-right position form the sun, marvelous atmosphere, and abundant water. Our planet is very special and perfect for us, and that's why we must do all we can to keep Earth healthy.

  • Brand: Albert Whitman & Company
  • ASIN: 0807588164

Earth Science

Earth

Ideal for undergraduates with little or no science background, Earth Science is a student-friendly overview of our physical environment that offers balanced, up-to-date coverage of geology, oceanography, astronomy, and meteorology. The authors focus on readability, with clear, example-driven explanations of concepts and events. The Thirteenth Edition incorporates a new active learning approach, a fully updated visual program, and is available for the first time with MasteringGeology€”the most complete, easy-to-use, engaging tutorial and assessment tool available, and also entirely new to the Earth science course.

  • ASIN: 0321688503

Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years (Our Universe)

Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years (Our

"Kid-friendly facts and plenty of humor teach kids about the Earth, from more than four billion years ago to present day. Told from Earth's point of view, this picture book for older readers also includes back matter with even more information." - Seira Wilson, Amazon Editor"Hi, I’m Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome." Prepare to learn all about Earth from the point-of-view of Earth herself! In this funny yet informative book, filled to the brim with kid-friendly facts, readers will discover key moments in Earth’s life, from her childhood more than four billion years ago all the way up to present day. Beloved children's book author Stacy McAnulty helps Earth tell her story, and award-winning illustrator David Litchfield brings the words to life. The book includes back matter with even more interesting tidbits.This title has Common Core connections.

  • ASIN: 125010808X

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming

The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday DemonIt is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousands of homes. Across the US, “500-year” storms pummel communities month after month, and floods displace tens of millions annually. This is only a preview of the changes to come. And they are coming fast. Without a revolution in how billions of humans conduct their lives, parts of the Earth could become close to uninhabitable, and other parts horrifically inhospitable, as soon as the end of this century. In his travelogue of our near future, David Wallace-Wells brings into stark relief the climate troubles that await—food shortages, refugee emergencies, and other crises that will reshape the globe. But the world will be remade by warming in more profound ways as well, transforming our politics, our culture, our relationship to technology, and our sense of history. It will be all-encompassing, shaping and distorting nearly eve...

  • ASIN: 0525576703

Many Biomes, One Earth

Many Biomes, One

Discover earth's natural neighborhoods on a colorful trek through the twelve terrestrial biomes of North and South America. Travel from the icy tundra, where the polar bear makes its home, through grasslands, and driest of deserts, to the tropical rain forest, the natural home of more than thirty million kinds of insects. From mountains to prairies, James M. Needham’s rich, exquisite illustrations highlight the smallest of details throughout each natural habitat, while Sneed B. Collard’s fascinating, fact-filled text present a detailed journey through earth's splendid ecosystems. Readers will love traveling around the world and learning about all the different homes that nature has to offer.

  • Brand: Charlesbridge+ Publishing
  • ASIN: 1570916322

Moon! Earth's Best Friend (Our Universe)

Moon! Earth's Best Friend (Our

From writer Stacy McAnulty and illustrator Stevie Lewis, Moon! Earth's Best Friend is a light-hearted nonfiction picture book about the formation and history of the moon―told from the perspective of the moon itself.Meet Moon! She's more than just a rock―she’s Earth’s rock, her best friend she can always count on. Moon never turns her back on her friend (literally: she's always facing Earth with the same side!). These two will stick together forever. With characteristic humor and charm, Stacy McAnulty channels the voice of Moon in this next celestial "autobiography" in the Our Universe series. Rich with kid-friendly facts and beautifully brought to life by Stevie Lewis, this is an equally charming and irresistible companion to Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years and Sun! One in a Billion.

  • ASIN: 1250199344

Everything You Need To Know About Science Homework: A Desk Reference for Students and Parents

Everything You Need To Know About Science Homework:

With a refreshing new design and fully updated information, the Everything You Need to Know About... series is a first-rate homework reference guide for 4th- 5th- and 6th-graders and their parents!The newly revised and updated Everything You Need to Know About... series provides kids and parents with a quick refresher to 4th through 6th grade curriculum topics. The organization and scope of these concise homework-help guides make them an essential reference resource.Researched according to middle-grade curriculum and current textbooks, and created in conjunction with subject experts, these titles answer kids' most frequently asked homework questions.In SCIENCE, students will find everything from plant and animal kingdoms to ecology.

  • ASIN: 0439625440

I Can Save the Earth!: One Little Monster Learns to Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (Little Green Books)

I Can Save the Earth!: One Little Monster

A new “green” series!: Little Green Books will educate children on what they can do to be more eco-friendly. The books in this line will be made from recycled materials, and the storylines will cover subjects such as improving the environment, learning about endangered animals, recycling, and much more. Meet Max the Little Monster. He is a cute, furry green monster who is an environmental nightmare. Among other things, he leaves on all the lights, keeps his computer plugged in, blasts the TV, hoards his old toys and uses so much toilet paper it clogs the toilet until finally, his excessive ways cause a power outage. With no TV to watch, computer to play on, video games to play with, Max finds there is a whole big world outside that he can make a difference in the environment.Kids can follow Max the Little Green Monster's journey to environmental awareness and learn tips on how they can become little green monsters themselves. A kid-friendly glossary of terms is included in the back of the book.This 8x8 paperback is perfect bound and will be printed on 100% post-consumer waste recycled paper with soy-ink. The paper is FSC certified.

  • Brand: Little Green Books
  • ASIN: 1416967893

Garrick (Earth Resistance Book 1)

Garrick (Earth Resistance Book

A disillusioned special forces operative who’s almost given up on the world…and the brilliant weapons scientist who refuses to let him.Battle-weary SAS officer Garrick no longer cares if he lives or dies. He’s tracking aliens, intent on vengeance. Instead he finds a feisty bio-weapons engineer in mortal danger. Protecting the research scientist while escorting her to safety wasn’t in Garrick’s plans, but his sense of duty won’t let him leave her with her life in peril.A traumatic childhood taught Dr. Anna Ward that the only person she can trust is herself. But then her lab is attacked by the insectoid Chittrix. With time running out, Anna is forced to accept the help of the rugged soldier to make sure her vital research is put in the right hands.As they escape across devastated London, their battle with the invaders heats up almost as fast as the fiery attraction between them.Despite vowing to never get emotionally involved with any man, the dark and brooding soldier quickly works his way under Anna’s skin and into her heart. For Garrick, protecting Anna reignites the love of life he had almost forgotten and he’s willing to sacrifice everything to keep her safe.

  • ASIN: B075ZP6B5D

Volcanoes (A True Book: Earth Science)

Volcanoes (A True Book: Earth

Examine the formation and eruption of volcanoes, the damages and benefits of volcanoes, and steps taken to predict eruptions and protect the surroundings.A True Book: Earth Science series presents fascinating facts and fun activities that will engage the budding earth scientist, while exploring the fields of geology, meteorology, ecology, and more. This series includes an age appropriate (grades 3-5) introduction to curriculum-relevant subjects and a robust resource section that encourages independent study.

  • ASIN: 0531213544

My First Book About Our Amazing Earth (Dover Children's Science Books)

My First Book About Our Amazing Earth (Dover

What is our planet made of? Why do volcanoes erupt, and where are fossils found? These and other questions are answered in this engaging, well-researched coloring book. My First Book About Our Amazing Earth explores the scientific facts behind everything from rocks and minerals to earthquakes, tsunamis, the water cycle, mountain formation, and more. Forty-six fun-to-color illustrations with easy-to-read captions make this a perfect introductory science book for children between the ages of 8 and 12. They'll explore peeling layers of rock at Yosemite National Park's Half Dome, trace the eruption of Mount St. Helens, and examine Yellowstone's famous geyser, Old Faithful. Grand Canyon fossils, space rocks, caves, and glaciers are just a few of the many fascinating topics in this entertaining and informative book.

  • ASIN: 0486833062
  • UPC: 800759833061

My First Human Body Book

My First Human Body

Here's the most entertaining way for children to learn how the human body works: 28 fun and instructive, ready-to-color illustrations that explore the muscular, skeletal, nervous, digestive, respiratory, and immune systems. Kids will discover how their voice box works, how many bones they have, how thousands of "tasters" on their tongues help them distinguish flavors, how the DNA in their cells is different from everyone else's, and so much more. Filled with astonishing details, this head-to-toe survey of the body is fascinating to read and fun to color!

  • Brand: Dover
  • ASIN: 0486468216
  • UPC: 800759468218

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space (National Geographic Little Kids First Big Books)

National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of

This beautiful book is the latest addition to the National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book series. These colorful pages will introduce young children to the wonders of space, with colorful illustrations by David Aguilar and simple text that is perfect for beginning readers or for reading aloud. The book will explain basic concepts of space, beginning with what is most familiar to kids and expanding out into the universe.Chapters include: • Chapter 1 focuses on the Earth, moon, and sun.  • Chapter 2 introduces kids to the other planets in our solar system.  • Chapter 3 explains other objects in our solar system, such as dwarf planets, comets, and asteroid belts.  • Chapter 4 voyages even farther afield, touching on concepts such as the universe, the Milky Way, stars, galaxies, and black holes.  • The last chapter delves into space exploration: humans on the moon, spaceships, the International Space Station, etc.

  • Brand: NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
  • ASIN: 1426310145
  • UPC: 884150025522

Awesome Science Experiments for Kids: 100+ Fun STEM / STEAM Projects and Why They Work

Awesome Science Experiments for Kids: 100+ Fun STEM

Loaded with 100+ kid-tested experiments in science, technology, engineering, art, and math―Science Experiments for Kids puts the STEAM back in learning.Getting kids excited about science can be difficult. Science Experiments for Kids provides young scientists ages 5-10 with hands-on experiments that teach them how to apply the scientific method. From the home laboratory of former chemistry teacher and blogger behind the Science Kiddo, Crystal Chatterton combines fun experiments with the hows and whys behind them in Science Experiments for Kids.Science Experiments for Kids contains:100 + STEAM Experiments providing interactive science experiments for kids in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathEasy-to-Follow Instructions making science experiments for kids simple and fun to doColorful Photos illustrating science experiments for kids, common household materials used, plus the final resultsFrom figuring out how quicksand works to turning a lemon into a battery, Science Experiments for Kids teaches young scientists how cool it is to be curious.

  • ASIN: 1939754666

The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life on Earth

The Animal Book: A Visual Encyclopedia of Life

Mom's Choice Awards® Gold Award WinnerA must-have for every classroom, library, and family bookshelf. The wonders of the natural world are set on incredible display in The Animal Book, created by DK and the Smithsonian. Our world is filled with extraordinary diversity, from amoebas to zebras, tiny toadstools to giant oaks. This dynamic guide to life on our planet is packed full of information about creatures big and small. Structured according to scientific classification, and with straightforward explanations of more than 1,500 specimens, this book includes tons of stunning photographs to engage children. A "tree of life" greets readers at the beginning of the book, charting the complex and interconnected relationships between species. Every plant and animal is presented in proportion, with in-depth spreads giving a sense of scale to each organism. Feature spreads that focus on a single specimen let kids get up close and personal with the world's most fascinating animals. The Animal Book is perfect not only for homework help or school reports, but to satisfy kids' curiosity about the wealth of amazing living creatures that inhabit our planet.

  • Brand: DK CHILDREN
  • ASIN: 1465414576
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